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Arecibo makes plans for new message to aliens

The Arecibo Observatory today kicked off a student-focused competition to design a new message to beam to extraterrestrials, 44 years to the day since the first deliberate message was sent out from Arecibo’s 1,000-foot-wide radio telescope. “Our society and our … Continue reading

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New team takes charge of Arecibo radio telescope

The 1,000-foot Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, made famous by such movies as “Contact” and the James Bond thriller “Goldeneye,” will be under new management. Today the National Science Foundation announced that the University of Central Florida has begun the transition … Continue reading

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